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Vital Statistics - Birth, Death, and Marriage Records

Vital Records can be found in the Town Clerk's office where the event occurred or in the town in which the parties resided at the time of event. These events include Birth, Marriage, and Death records that occurred in the Town of Berlin, East Berlin, and Kensington.

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Simply click on the Permitium link above and follow the instructions provided on their site. You can choose between a mail delivery option via USPS or pick up option at the Town Clerk's office during normal business hours. 

You can also request a vital record via mail. When requesting by mail please complete the appropriate application below and mail it to our office along with a copy of your photo identification and a check or money order ($20 per copy) made payable to "Berlin Town Clerk."

Our mailing address is:

Berlin Town Clerk

240 Kensington Road - Room 107

Berlin, CT 06037 

BIRTH CERTIFICATES

A copy of your birth certificate can be obtained from the Town Clerk's Office in the town where the birth occurred or in the town in which the mother resided at the time of birth. The Town Clerk's office can also issue certified copies of birth certificates for residents born in any Connecticut town after January 2002. 

  • Wallet-sized (short form) birth certificate: $15 
  • Long-form birth certificate: $20
  • Cash or check only (debit or credit cards are not accepted)

You may request a birth certificate by mail by sending a request form, the fee, and a copy of a current government issued photo ID. Birth records less than 100 years old may be accessed by the following: 

  • The person whose birth is recorded (if person is 18 or older)
  • Spouse
  • Parents
  • Children (if child is 18 or older)
  • Grandparent 
  • Legal Guardian
  • Person authorized by court order
  • Attorneys and title examiners representing the person or such person's parent, guardian, child, or surviving spouse
  • Agents of a state or federal agency as approved by the Department of Public Health

DEATH CERTIFICATES

A death certificate can be obtained from the Town Clerk's Office in the town where the death occurred or the town where the deceased resided at the time of death (includes Kensington and East Berlin). You may request a death certificate by mail by sending a request form, the fee, and a copy of a current government issued ID. A certified copy of a death certificate is $20. Debit or credit cards are not accepted. 

MARRIAGE CERTIFICATES

A marriage certificate can be obtained from the Town Clerk's Office where the marriage occurred or the town or residence at the time of marriage (includes Kensington and East Berlin). You may request a marriage license by mail by sending a request form, the fee, and a copy of a current government issued ID. A certified copy of a marriage license is $20. Debit or credit cards are not accepted.

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If you are getting married in Berlin (including East Berlin & Kensington) please click here

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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    Kate Wall
    Kate Wall,
    Town Clerk
    Berlin Town Hall
    240 Kensington Rd
    Berlin, CT 06037
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    • Phone: (860) 828-7036
    • Fax: (860) 828-7137
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    • M-W 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
      Thurs. 8:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
      Friday 8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

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    Contact Us:

    240 Kensington Road,
    Berlin, CT 06037
    Phone: 860.828.7000

    Town Office Hours:
    M-W 8:30am - 4:30pm
    Th 8:30am - 7:00pm
    F 8:30am - 1:00pm

    Police Department:

    240 Kensington Road,
    Berlin, CT 06037
    Dispatch Phone: 860-828-7080
    Emergency: 911

    Office Hours:
    M-F 8:00am - 4:00pm